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By Julie Anne Taddeo, Cynthia J. Miller

This selection of essays explores the social and cultural elements of steampunk, analyzing many of the manifestations of this multifaceted style, with the intention to greater comprehend the steampunk way of life and its influence on-and interrelationship with-popular tradition and the broader society.

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